Psalm 10 TNIV

1 Why, LORD, do you stand far off ?1 Why do you hide yourself2 in times of trouble?

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2 In their arrogance the wicked hunt down the weak,3 catching them in the schemes they devise.

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3 They boast4 about the cravings of their hearts; they bless the greedy and revile the LORD.5

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4 In their pride the wicked do not seek him; in all their thoughts there is no room for God.6

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5 Their ways are always prosperous; your laws are rejected bya them; they sneer at all their enemies.

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    • a 10:5 - See Septuagint; Hebrew "/ they are haughty, and your laws are far from"
      6 They say to themselves, "Nothing will ever shake us." They swear, "No one will ever do us harm."7

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      7 Their mouths are full8 of lies and threats;9 trouble and evil are under their tongues.10

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      8 They lie in wait11 near the villages; from ambush they murder the innocent.12 Their eyes watch in secret for their victims;

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      9 like a lion in cover they lie in wait. They lie in wait to catch the helpless;13 they catch the helpless and drag them off in their nets.14

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          10 [The innocent] are crushed,15 they collapse; they fall victim to superior strength.

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          11 The wicked say to themselves, "God will never notice;16 he covers his face and never sees."17

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          12 Arise,18 LORD! Lift up your hand,19 O God. Do not forget the helpless.20

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          13 Why do the wicked revile God?21 Why do they say to themselves, "He won't call us to account"?22

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          14 But you, God, see the trouble23 of the afflicted; you consider their grief and take it in hand. The victims commit themselves to you;24 you are the helper25 of the fatherless.

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          15 Break the arms of the wicked and the evildoers;26 call them to account for their wickedness that would not otherwise be found out.

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          16 The LORD is King for ever and ever;27 the nations28 will perish from his land.

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          17 You, LORD, hear the desire of the afflicted;29 you encourage them, and you listen to their cry,30

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          18 defending the fatherless31 and the oppressed,32 so that mere earthly mortals will never again strike terror.

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